BPCL (Bharat petroleum Corporation Limited) Recruitment through GATE 2018

Last Updated - March 23 2018

BPCL Appointment via GATE 2018- BPCL (Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited) has announced notification for selection to the post of Management Trainees via GATE 2018 Score. The graduate trainees appointed must have passed Mechanical and Chemical engineering with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) in the course.

The aspirants have to submit an online application announced by January 06, 2017- February 03, 2018. The application form for BPCL Appointment via GATE 2018 is free of cost. The aspirants have to initially enter branch/stream of engineering pursued, GATE Registration Number, upload a photograph (JPEG, Maximum size 50 Kb), individual and academic details.

Aspirants have to then note down the application number generated and print the pdf pattern application form received on the e-mail ID. The pay scale provideed by BPCL is INR 24900- INR 50500.

It is a leading Navratna public sector company in the dynamic energy sector and also in exploration in oil & gas. Interested aspirants who have applied for GATE 2018 can also apply for BPCL Appointment.

Job Profile of BPCL Recruitment through GATE 2018

The Aspirants are selected for the post of ‘Management Trainee’. The post would be normally on Probation for one year (Extendable in case of non-satisfactory performance) and on successful completion of probationary period, would be confirmed as ‘Executive’ in the respective business unit/entity.

Aspirants can be posted across the country, in any of the businesses/locations or offices including joint ventures & subsidiary companies of BPCL presently in existence and establishments that may be set up in future besides roles on deputation to other organizations.

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The work of Management Trainee entails Operations (working in shift duties at different operating locations/installations/depots) and Sales in the Marketing function and in the Procedure & Engineering roles in the Refineries.

Application Dates of BPCL Appointment 2018

The applications announced by BPCL are available online. The Application dates fr GATE 2018 and BPCL Appointment via GATE 2018 are quite close. The aspirants will be notified about the same on the official website of BPCL. The table below comprises the important dates for the GATE Application Procedure and BPCL Appointment:

GATE Application form can be filled fromSeptember 01, 2017
Last Date to submit the online GATE Application form isOctober 05, 2017
GATE Hall Ticket will be available fromJanuary 05, 2018 onwards
GATE Exam is scheduled onFebruary 03, 04, 10 and 11, 2018
BPCL Appointment Application forms will be available fromJanuary 06, 2018
Last date to submit the online application for BPCL AppointmentFebruary 03, 2018

*Dates are Tentative

Application Procedure – How to Fill BPCL Recruitment via GATE 2018 Application Form

The aspirant should have scanned image of recent passport sized photograph. The Scanned image must be in JPG, PNG, JPEG pattern and size should not exceed more than 50kb.

While filling application form aspirant must fill following details:

  • Category
  • Individual Details
  • Post applied for
  • Domiciled in Jammu and Kashmir (Between January 1, 1980 – December 31, 1989)
  • Name
  • Gender
  • Educational Details
  • Person with disability
  • no. of years of service
  • Ex-servicemen
  • DOB
  • Branch
  • Work Experience

After filling details, aspirants must submit the form. An auto-generated unique application number will be sent to registered email id with the Clearly filled application form in PDF pattern.

Aspirants have to take the print out of the application form and paste their passport sized photo on the generated form.

Aspirants have to submit this form during the interview if they are selected.

BPCL Appointment Procedure 2018

Selection for the Post is done in three steps:

  • Further selected aspirants will be called in for a final selection which is based on Medical Fitness in Pre -Employment Medical Examination.
  • First is, short listing of aspirants based on GATE 2018 Scores in Mechanical, Chemical & Instrumentation Branches
  • Selected aspirants will be called for Group Discussions/ alternate selection methodology and Individual Interviews
  • Aspirants would have to qualify via each stage of the selection procedure successfully before being considered for final selection. It is based on medical fitness in the pre-employment medical examination.

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BPCL Remuneration of BPCL Recruitment through GATE 2018

Aspirants selected as “Management Trainee” would be normally placed in Job Group “A”, with a basic salary of Rs. 24,900/- (Scale of Pay Rs. 24,900 – Rs. 50,500).

In addition, Dearness Allowance (DA) based on IDA format is payable. House Rent Assistance, if eligible will vary based on the class of city of posting.The total emoluments at the entry level for Management Trainees are currently Rs. 11 Lakhs per annum (approx. cost to company).

This comprises 50% of Basic Pay as Perks & Allowances, Performance Concerned Pay & 30% of Basic plus DA as superannuation benefits (Offering Fund, Gratuity & New Pension Scheme).

Perquisites of BPCL comprise housing/vehicle loan facilities, medical reimbursement for self/dependant family members, LFA, Holiday home facility, Group Savings Linked Insurance Scheme etc.

Eligibility Criteria for BPCL Recruitment through GATE 2018

In order to apply for the post, aspirant’s educational qualifications would comprise the following:

  • B. /B.Tech/B.Sc (Engg) – Mechanical Engineering via AICTE/UGC approved Indian Universities / Institutes.


  • B.E / B.Tech / B.Sc (Engg) – Chemical Engineering / Chemical Technology via AICTE/UGC approved Indian Universities / Institutes.


  • B.E / B.Tech / B.Sc (Engg) – Instrumentation Engineering / Instrumentation and Control Engineering / Instrumentation and Electronics Engineering/Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering via AICTE/UGC approved Indian Universities / Institutes.

It is important that aspirants should have passed the degree in the first attempt. Integrated Courses or courses with 5 years or more course duration would not be applicable for the position. Aspirants in the final year of their engineering studies may also apply.

Note: Aspirants with the specialisations in Automation / Production / Mechatronics / Manufacturing / Industrial / Electronics Engineering are not applicable to apply.

Reservation for BPCL Appointment 2018

For reservation, following categories are comprised:

  • Aspirants domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir between 1.1.1980 and 31.12.1989
  • Ex-servicemen & Commissioned Officers (including ECOs & SSCOs, subject to rendering at least 5 years’ military service and fulfilment of other conditions prescribed by Government of India)
  • General Aspirants, SC/ ST, OBC (Non-creamy layer), PWDs with a degree of disability 40% or above

Aspirants belonging to SC/ST/OBC (NCL) & PWD categories will be required to furnish valid caste certificates & PWD Certificates respectively as per the patterns prescribed by the Government of India.

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General Instructions of BPCL Recruitment through GATE 2018

Before applying for the course, aspirants must follow the general instructions given below:

  • BPCL reserves the right to cancel /restrict/enlarge/modify/alter the appointment procedure, if the required so arises, without issuing any further notice or assigning any reason thereafter.
  • Aspirants should have relevant documents like percentage of marks obtained in the degree examination, degree certificate, date of birth, caste/disability certificate (if eligible), e-mail id etc. readily available with them before they commence the GATE Registration. This information would be a need at the time of filling-in the ONLINE application.
  • Aspirants must have an active e-mail id, which must remain valid for minimum the next one year. All future communication with the aspirants will take place via e-mail only.
  • Aspirants belonging to OBC category but belonging to creamy layer would not be entitled to the benefit of reservation and should apply for General Category aspirants.
  • PSUs must submit 'No Objection Certificate' of their employer at the time of GD / PI failing which they will not be allowed to appear for the selection procedure.

BPCL Cutoff for Recruitment through GATE 2018

Aspirants can check the cutoff off for the BPCL Appointment via GATE for the past 2 years. From this, they will get the idea of the marks they required in the GATE 2017.


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